CHILD ONLINE SAFETY TIPS IN THE ERA OF COVID 19 PANDEMICE SAFETY TIPS

CHILD ONLINE SAFETY TIPS IN THE ERA OF COVID 19 PANDEMIC

Do your part to protect children. Parents should;

  • Make sure they set-up parental controls so children don’t have the authority to download any app.
  • Teach them to not share any personal information if they are playing a game that involves in-game chatting
  • Show them how to create strong passwords if a log is needed
  • Teach them to be diligent of unfamiliar activity so they can report to you immediately

 

Do your part to protect children. If you or your child spots;

  • Child Sexual abuse or images or videos
  • Inappropriate contact with child /grooming
  • Indecent and Obscene digital material sent to child
  • Cyber bullying against children
  • Sextortion of a child

 

Device free zones in the home can help parents monitor and manage who their child interact with online.

For Example, you can establish rules like;

  • No device in the bedroom or bathroom
  • All screens off at least one hour before planned bedtime.
  • All family members switch off at dinner time
  • Devices charged overnight in a place your child cannot access

 

Do your part to protect children. Parents should;

  • Ensure a healthy balance between non-school related online activities and offline time.
  • Use parental controls. Parental controls are software tools that allow you to monitor and limit what your child sees and does online.
  • Know the apps and games your kids are using
  • Check that apps, games and social media sites are age- appropriate for your child.

 

 

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